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CSPAN
Feb 24, 2013 10:00pm EST
, kathy. it's because of her i'm here today and here at the city university. i sworn after i left maryland having left rutgers i would not go back to the university again. i'm glad i have broken that promise to myself and here. it's a pleasure to be on the podium again. we met in the '70s what we were both regarded as a radical scholar. some might not think that anymore. francis and i were asked by james mcgreger burns to be the co-chair of the american political science invention program. we came up with a program that even i think jim burns was a little alarmed by. he in fact put in to action. i have known francis since then. she has remained an honest and authentic voice of progressivism and radicalism with a deep interest with those they have shown -- the homeless and the poor. not how they can be helped but how they find ways to help themselves through the movement and work that they do. it's a pleasure to have her perspective this afternoon in responding to these comments. i'm very pleasured to jackie davis, the chairman of the -- and rachel and members of the executive committee the
NBC
Feb 5, 2013 4:00am EST
's kurt gregory has more. >> reporter: released in the small community of midland city, alabama, following the dramatic rescue of a 5-year-old held captive for seven days in an underground bunker. wait that a tightly knit community had been anxious to hear. >> at approximately 3:12 this afternoon, fbi agents safely recovered the child who's been held hostage for nearly a week. >> reporter: police say the boy has been held captive by 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes after dykes boarded a school bus last week, shot and killed the bus driver. fbi said negotiations with dykes deteriorated within the last 24 hours and that dykes was observed holding a gun. >> at this point, fbi agents fearing the child was in imminent danger, entered the bunker and rescued the child. >> reporter: nbc news has learned a diversionary device was used and that the hostage rescue team entered in a door at the top of the bunker. >> by grace of god, he's okay. that was the mission of every man and woman on this compound. >> reporter: the horrific ordeal now over for the 5-year-old. his parents and his community. kurt grego
FOX
Feb 25, 2013 10:00pm EST
white gold even if it has been a lot of work for folks in wichita and kansas city and across much of oklahoma. that area of low pressure that's producing the snow will be weakening, but we are really going to tap some very heavy moisture. it looks like we could be in for quite a soaker tomorrow afternoon. as the winter portion of this storm weakens, the next storm that forms, the same energy, it's going to be able to tap into the atlantic ocean. we've got a lot of heavy moisture that could be heading this direction. most of it will be in the afternoon. flood watches were expanded tonight to not only include d.c. and surrounding counties but loudon and northern portions of fauquier were added because streams and creeks could get a lot of water in a short amount of time and yes, winter weather advisories to our west. this is a concern for freezing rain and sleet that may build up to an inch or so at allegations above 1,000 feet. that includes washington county and the panhandle of west virginia. we'll be busy in the weather center tomorrow afternoon. you'll definitely want that umbr
LINKTV
Feb 10, 2013 2:00pm PST
in a northern city and mali. the french-led a forces recaptured the city last month that they have since been on alert. on saturday, there is a suicide bomber blew itself up a separate -- and a security checkpoint. no one was injured. one day earlier, a soldier was wounded when another suicide bomber targeted the same outpost. >> the suicide attack in the biggest city in the north of mali is significant because it's the second such attack since friday. on friday morning, we saw the first suicide attack since the conflict began since the french arrived. the suicide attacks on the city seemed to be a change of tactics. most of the armed groups that occupied the city and others had been pushed out by air strikes from the french and dutch troops from a ballet. -- troops from mali. but they worry that laying explosives rises on the road could increase the coming months and people of mali will be worried about how they have to deal with it. they're not used to dealing with guerrilla tactics like this and the french have said they're keen to pull out as soon as possible. whoever is left, whether it'
LINKTV
Feb 5, 2013 5:30am PST
effectively stateless. >> in mexico city investigators say that a gas leak caused last week's explosion at the state- run oil company. 37 people were killed, dozens were injured. an electrical fault triggered a spark in the building's basement. mexico city has been relatively safe from the drug war that has engulfed the rest of the country, but the violence is now moving into the capital. >> police checkpoints like this are more common these days in mexico city, an effort to keep rising violence from reaching the heart of the country. throughout the six year drug war in mexico, mexico city is one of the places least touched by violence. there were 84 murders around the capital in january, the highest death toll since 2007. in many cases these were mass killings where bodies were left mutilated or dismembered. authorities here blamed a turf war and the local police chief says that mexico city needs to be better prepared in case it spreads. >> i have the impression that mexico city's leaders know that could be short-m lived. >> they are actually safer than many cities in the world, with a
LINKTV
Feb 4, 2013 5:30am PST
cities that had been held by al qaeda-linked fighters. the french air force is continuing its campaign in northern mali. we have the latest from the capital, bamako. >> the french have been carrying out more airstrikes against kidal in the northeast of mali and also a nearby town. they are targeting fuel storage , arms caches, and training bases. it seems as though this military campaign against al qaeda- linked rebels is moving into a different stage. we have followed the military offensive on the ground, traditional, armored columns moving north, capturing various towns, the city of timbuktu. now it is desert and mountains. the population centers are smaller and more spaced out. it is an area where the remaining rebel elements appear to be holed up. it seems the french are trying to cut off their supply route, put them in a position where they cannot survive there. that there is the proximity of the long algerian border and the possibility the rebels could simply disappear over the border in order to regroup and come back at a later stage. >> a political rallies brewing inside of ira
LINKTV
Feb 26, 2013 5:30am PST
after a crash that killed at least 19 foreign tourists near the ancient egyptian city. witnesses said the balloon exploded mid flight. two people survived the crash, including the egyptian pilot. caught air ballooning is one of the main dr. oz for the huge number of tourists who visit luxor each year. the seven city on the banks of the nile is near the valley of the kings. the pharaoh burial ground as the 60 tunes in chambers, including tut. there is also a vast temple complex with the ruins of religious buildings. more from our reporter in cairo. >> it appears there was an explosion on board the balloon when it was around 300 meters or so from the ground. the balloon then came plummeting down, at which 0.1 of the tourists on board, we understand that the british male tourist jump from the balloon. we understand from the ministry of tourism that they contacted the relevant embassies, which includes china, japan, hungary, france, and britain, to coordinate the response and how to get the bodies back home. of course, this comes as a huge blow for the egyptian tourist -- tourism industry
FOX
Feb 5, 2013 7:00am PST
debate over gun control is now taking center stage in one bay area city. >>> this could be a big day in the battle over marijuana. what's happening in washington, d.c. and here at home. >> reporter: more than $800 out of your pocket in one year all because of traffic. we'll tell you how the bay area ranked when it came to the country's most congested cities. "mornings on 2" starts now. >>> good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it's tuesday, february 5th. >>> we begin with developing news from the east bay. we've just gotten word that police have made an arrest in a -- in a hit-and-run accident that injured a mother and her two children that happened last night on crestview in pittsburg. alex savidge is live from the crash scene with the photo we just received from the suspect. good morning, alex. >> reporter: good morning. yes, police tracked down the man they say was driving the car that hit this woman and two kids. they were hit right here in this crosswalk last night. police found that car a short distance april way-- away. i want to he s
CBS
Feb 26, 2013 6:00am PST
in egypt's ancient city of luxor. a hot air balloon carrying at least 20 tourists caught fire and plunged into a sugar cane field. at least 18 people died. egyptian security officials say an explosion in a gas canister forced the balloon 1,000 feet to the ground. a u.s. photographer snapped these photos before several groups of tourists took flight to see some of luxor's famous sights. authorities say no americans were riding in the balloon that went down. three people including the balloon's pilot survived. they reportedly jumped out of the balloon before it crashed. tina kraus, cbs news. >> hot air balloon crashes have happened in luxor before. 16 people were hurt four years ago when a balloon came down after hitting a communications tower. >>> a bay area couple missing in south america may have been spotted just 10 days ago. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is in the newsroom this morning. and cate, there is some word from peru on what they might be doing. >>> reporter: kpix 5 spoke with a hostel operator this month who believes they are s
PBS
Feb 13, 2013 6:30pm PST
fire storm swept across the german city and killed thousands. >> commemorative events were held for the victims today while elsewhere in the city, police were deployed to prevent clashes between yanase groups and anti- fascist activists. and at a memorial ceremony for dress dinners -- >> a memorial ceremony for dresdeners and many more. at the ceremony, we are thinking of those who needlessly perished in the second world war, a war that was started by germany. >> on february 13, 1945, britain's royal air force targeted dresden. with help from american bombers, the devastated the city, killing 25,000 people in just hours. much of the downtown area was destroyed along with industrial and military infrastructure. bombs were dropped indiscriminately and nearly everywhere to inflict maximum damage. copper bombing, a horrendous tactic now prohibited by the geneva convention. at a demonstration in the city center, thousands warned against forgetting about germany's nazi past which provoked the horrors of dresden, so the locals by locking arms to keep neo-nazis out of the memorial servi
PBS
Feb 26, 2013 6:30pm PST
lock down as john kerry returned to the city he once called home. the first stop on the visit was for a chat with young berliners. discussions of a different kind with the chancellor. high on their agenda -- foreign policy and the economy, but first these comments on the relationship with the u.s. >> i record a great deal of importance to transatlantic ties. we do not just have common values. we also face common tasks. >> a number of these challenges were discussed at an earlier meeting with kerry's german counterpart. first and foremost, the plans for a new free trade deal between the u.s. and europe. >> germany is our largest trade partner in europe, and we want to see even more trade and investment that will create jobs -- jobs for -- jobs for germans, for americans, for all europeans. >> negotiations are set to begin within months, and i of the two sides managed to overcome their differences, could be completed within two years. >> for more on this visit now, we can bring in our political correspondent, who is standing by at our parliamentary studios. afghanistan, syria, a
CNN
Feb 26, 2013 2:00am PST
towns and cities from the southern plains north to illinois. >> and developing overnight, a hot air balloon packed with tourists takes a deadly plunge overseas. >> and snubbed by his own party. chris christie gets the cold shoulder, left off the list for a key republican event. >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "early start." i'm john berman. i feel like i haven't seen you in days. >> you haven't. good morning to you. good morning to you. thanks for being with us. it's tuesday, february 26th. it is 5:00 a.m. in the east. happening right now, it is a raging blizzard, blasting the southern plains. leaving large parts of texas and oklahoma buried under more than a foot of snow. roads are impassable, drivers are stranded. this picture was sent to us from a reporter philip prince. a trucker stuck on interstate 40 about 50 miles east of amarillo. look at the conditions there. he says the highway has been shut down. he has been stuck for about eight hours when he finally took that picture. two people have been killed, one on an icy road in kansas, another at a home in oklahoma where t
MSNBC
Feb 26, 2013 2:30am PST
south of kansas city will get snow. this is coming off another blizzard that happened this past week. it's brutal that way. >> you can't call us both nerds. people are going to look at you and not believe it. i try to look cool here. >> we both have blue on. that works. yeah. cool. >> no. thanks, appreciate it. >>> let's turn to sports. the game of the night. kansas against iowa state picking up in the final seconds of the game. a chance to put iowa state up by three. missed. now, kansas needs a two to tie it. alie jeh johnson was standing his ground, right? they call him for the foul. he can't believe it. look at his feet. he wasn't moving. the end of the game, in the paint, near the line. it gave kansas another chance to hit the foul shot. overtime, they pull away. 108 to 96 avoiding the upset at iowa state. well now to the nfl. another reason to dislike tom brady. that's not what it says. giving the patriots a hometown discount. he agreed to a three-year, $27 million contract extension to keep him in new england through the 2017 season. by the end of that, he'll be 40. it's good news
FOX News
Feb 25, 2013 4:00pm PST
the worst of it up to 12-18 inches. okay city and kansas city you could actually be on the borderline of 18 inches of snow. we have winter weather advisories posted from texas up to the great lakes. blizzard conditions which will continue into the overnight hours with winds in excess of 50 miles an hour making travel impossible in the area. some of the snowfall, 6-12 and 18 inches is out of the question. and we have tornado watches along the gulf coast with possibility throughout the evening into the overnight. >> shep: bearer of good news. thanks. >> kansas city, missouri. mayor declared a state of emergency. they got ten inches of snow last week and they are prepared for another foot or more. mike tobin in kansas city tonight. >> reporter: you can see where they have big piles of snow and ready to take on some more. typical with live television, snowplows just pulled out right now about 200 snowplows working the roads trying to stay ahead of the storm. it didn't go so well for them last time. so many citizens got out in their cars and got stuck. the snowplows couldn't work around them and
MSNBC
Feb 5, 2013 2:00am PST
. >> reporter: relief in the small community of midland city, alabama, following the dramatic rescue of a 5-year-old boy held captive for seven days in an underground bunker. late monday afternoon the words the tightly knit community had been waiting to hear. >> at 3:12 this afternoon, fbi agents safely recovered the child who has been held hostage for nearly a week. >> reporter: police say the boy was being held captive by this 65-year-old after dike boarded a stopped school bus last week, shot and killed driver charles poland and abducted the child. held for nearly a week in an underground bunker beneath dike's property, the fbi said negotiations deteriorated within the last 24 hours and that dike was observed holding a gun. >> at this point, fbi agents fearing the child was in imminent danger entered the bunker and rescued the child. >> reporter: nbc news learned a diversion airy device was used and the hostage rescue team endered through a door at the top of the bunker. >> it was by the grace of god, you know, he's okay. and that was the mission of every man and woman on this compound. >> re
FOX News
Feb 26, 2013 9:00am EST
in the heart of all of it. kansas city, missouri. what is the situation where you are, mike? good morning. >> reporter: turn to a live picture that pretty much says it all. what you see in the supermarket parking lot is a snowplow that is stuck. he was trying to plow out of the parking lot. he got in the heavy, wet snow. he has a pickup. he has a light back end. he is calling his buddies to get him out. i tell you something making road crews happy, that most people are staying off the road, except bobby, our cameraman. there is car coming. i don't want you to get hit by that guy. the missouri department of transportation says they're throwing everybody they have at the storm and they're just barely keeping up. what they need for the storm is to let up right now. what they're glad about as opposed to last time bad weather hit, people are not out on the road pause the storm hit in the middle the night. last time around it turned into a big towing operation because people got out and drove. they hope people stay home and make their jobs easy. wet, heavy snow, ten inches where i am. reports o
CNN
Feb 26, 2013 4:00am PST
is tracking the storm. erin mcpike is live in kansas city. we'll start with you. >> we're seeing snowfall two inches an houreer. very windy, looking at winds up to 30 miles per hour later today, and also, soledad, because of the snow last week, there is still a lot of heavy snow on branchs and power lines, snapping power lines, and lots of power outages throughout kansas city. we just got off the phone with kansas city power and light. they have doubled from 10,000 to 20,000, those numbers will go down, right now they can't get out on the road to repair the power lines. we're looking at power outages in texas. another 10,000 no oklahoma. the storm looking to be worst than last week, soledad. >> a little bit of a mess. thank you very much. appreciate that. let's get to jennifer delgado. where is this all going? >> soledad, right now, it's actually right on top of the midwest. you saw the live shot where erin is out of kansas. kansas city, taking a beating right now. coming down very good along interstate 70. toward the east in st. louis, a break from the heavy rain, of course, that will be wra
CSPAN
Feb 17, 2013 7:00am EST
nine votes every time the city to council took a resolution. so we really needed, even the support of romania and its successors at a time when the united states didn't like an awful lot of the things that they were, in fact, doing. keeping a coalition that broad, that deep onboard, i think it have something to say about constraining objectives. >> i was a colonel at the time, and while all this discussion was going on i was focus on running off guard and running off tackle. you know, down at the fundamental level. i had been, the two years before, the gulf war i've been on the joint chiefs of staff, and i've been the executive director of three joint chiefs of staff, and was there general powell's first six months, and the whole thing at the time, we were this close to the sink, commander-in-chief of sin, being an admiral. it went down. it was between the two-three stars because between schwarzkopf and a navy three-star admiral. because at the time it was all about the tanker wars. that's all we've been doing so there was, there was no thought -- we have no war plans. america has
FOX Business
Feb 25, 2013 9:20am EST
side doesn't like-- >> do you think there will be a deal. >> absolutely. we'll city here until midnight the night that government was going to shut down, five minutes before midnight they got a deal. a deal five minutes after midnight on fiscal cliff. remember that one a couple of months ago? they'll get a deal and don't ever do that to us again, you almost lost your airplanes. >> the president says if these cuts happen on friday, then the planes, there will be flight delays. 350 less teachers in ohio. is that accurate? will that-- >> think about it this way, such a great point. a huge point. do we have planes flying now? yes. do we have two aircraft carriers in the persian gulf right now? yes. we're not spending less money next year, we're spending the same. there were questions of spending the same amount of money, we don't have to pull our aircraft carriers back now, do we. stuart: so the president says we're going to do it because we've got these-- >> all fear mongering from the president straight down, but goes on leadership on both sides fear mongering, don't do this, why? because
PBS
Feb 7, 2013 6:30pm PST
with the islamists." protesters took to the streets in tunis and other cities demanding that the government resign. there has been turmoil on the streets since the killing of secular leader chokri belaid. police used tear gas on protesters when they came close to the ministry. protesters say the ruling party is behind the assassination of the political leader, gunned down outside his home on wednesday. a senior official said it had not consulted with his party. before the opposition, it was not enough. a spokesman from the popular front party said the government had to go. >> everybody agrees the government has failed. it no longer has a role to play. we demand its resignation and the creation of a new government that will guide the country through a transitional period. >> friday will see belaid's funeral as well as a general strike called by the country's main trade union. >> what can be done to ease the tensions in tunisia? for more, let's go to our correspondent in tunis. first off, no signs of compromise right now. what happens? >> they have been meeting today, and we are still waiting for a
WHUT
Feb 21, 2013 7:30am EST
enma air station within the prefecture to a less populated area in the city of nago. >>> u.s. researchers say authorities in north korea may be ready to conduct another underground nuclear test. they have detected more activity at a facility in the country's northeast. a team from johns hopkins university released a report showing the latest satellite photos. one of the pictures was taken on february 13th, a day after the test. the other was taken two days after that. the researchers say the first photo shows no movement around the site. they speculate that personnel stayed away until they could confirm radiation levels were safe. the second picture shows an entrance to a tunnel covered with nets along with some people in vehicles. the researchers believe workers were removed data and equipment from the site and they say they noticed a new road near another tunnel. >>> authorities in pyongyang have given a hero's welcome to those who carried out the test. officials from the ruling workers party invited engineers to the capital. state-run television show "the big welcome." a
CNN
Feb 4, 2013 9:00am PST
city. within hours, police identified her as sierra, a 33-year-old mother of two, a native of staten island, new york. sierra had been missing more than a week, after disappearing during what was supposed to be her first foreign vacation. turkish police suspect she's been murdered. >> it has been determined she was killed with a blow to the head. for us to give concrete details of the case, we need more time to investigate. it's not right to say anything about the ongoing interrogation of the detained people. she was a tourist traveling alone. >> these are the last known images of sierra, security cameras caught her on the night of january 20th, walking alone inside a shopping mall. sierra flew from new york to turkey on january 7th solo, because a friend cancelled coming along at the last minute. she was an amateur photographer who shared her photos of istanbul's mosques and skyline with friends she met on instagram. sierra is believed to have met some of these instagram acquaintances during her stay in turkey and during a short side trip to amsterdam. sierra's husband steven sounde
ABC
Feb 20, 2013 1:40am PST
explosion and fast-moving flames race through a popular kansas city district full of shops and restaurants. >> what investigators are finding this morning after a fire that burned for hours. it's wednesday, february 20th. >>> from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> good morning, everybody. i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm diana perez. we'll get to the kansas city fire investigation in just a moment in our top story. >>> also this morning, the costly computer crimes costing the american economy hundreds of billions of dollars a year. the fingers are pointing at china, as the white house announces plans to fight the hackers. >>> and this is crazy. why hand sanitizer is being singled out in a fire that severely burned an 11-year-old girl. wait until you hear how something so common turned into something so hazardous. you think you're doing the right thing, killing the germs, all the dirt in our workplace and homes and something like that happens. that story is crazy. >> and where it happened is also crazy. >>> and later on, clyde davis, his tell-all book, his big secrets, and a singing star wh
MSNBC
Feb 4, 2013 3:00am PST
. the spot was purchased about i mayors against illegal guns led by new york city mayor michael bloomberg. ♪ >> the nra once supported background checks. >> we think it's reasonable to provide mandatory instant criminal background checks for every sale at every gun show. no loopholes anywhere for anyone. >> america can do this for us. please. >> wait, wait. i'm confused. i'm confused. >> well, lapierre actually argued for -- >> no, it's lapierre. >> lapierre, sorry. >> it means the pierre. >> he argued for mandatory -- >> so that's great. so that's great. let's check that one off the list, right? >> no, no, because yesterday he changed his mind. take a look. >> what? i'm confuse. >> you're for a universal background check? >> well, universal -- now that's what president obama is now putting forward. and let me talk about that. it's a fraud to call it universal. it's never going to be universal. the criminals aren't going to comply with it. they could care less. you're not going to computerize -- you've already seen you're not going to computerize the mental health records. so here's wha
FOX News
Feb 2, 2013 1:00pm PST
at the scene in midland city, alabama. what's the latest? >> reporter: no resolution as the hostage standoff goes into a fifth afternoon. however, authorities say they are in constant communication with 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes communicating through the pvc pipe that provides ventilation from the surface to his underground bunker. authorities say they have no reason to believe that any physical harm has come to the 5-year-old hostage. listen. >> mr. dykes, through our communications we've been able to -- he's told us that he's got an electric heater and some blankets inside and he's taking care of him. he's also allowed us to provide coloring books medication toys. >> reporter: and the sheriff goes on to say i want to thank him for taking care of our child, that is very important. the 5-year-old boy was abducted from this school bus that you're looking at in this video tuesday afternoon. that's when the abduction occurred. witnesses say a gunman came on board the bus demanding hodges and shot the driver when the school bus driver tried to confront the gunman. charles poland jr. that schoo
FOX News
Feb 4, 2013 8:00am PST
york city, ed koch. he will be warmly remembered. president bill clinton will be speaking there at the funeral today. the mayor who famously asked everybody, how am i doing all across the city. he was really beloved by a bipartisan gathering of new yorkers i would say and today he will be remembered at temple emanuel at new york city. that will be quite a service i would imagine there. >> there are so many ed koch stories to go around. the "new york post" the other day answered his famous line with a front page that said, you did great. he was a beloved mayor of new york city. martha: yeah, indeed he was and he is being remembered right now. more on that later. gregg, thank you for being with us today. >> my pleasure. martha: we'll see you back here tomorrow and "happening now" starts right now. jenna: right now we have brand new stories and breaking news. >> the little boy at the center of the hostage drama, tense negotiations to get him free and the high-tech surveillance equipment now helping investigators. >>> also the troop drawdown in afghanistan. new reaction from i
FOX Business
Feb 7, 2013 1:00pm EST
forecasting for new york city on that one. it is on the rain-snow line the temperature may be a little bit too warm tomorrow to accumulate any of the snow during the daytime. tomorrow night that changes. it will cross over to snow. 7:00 p.m. all snow in boston. entire storm is snow in boston. that is why accumulation there will be so great. new york city, at least according to a lot of models we're looking at, probably not getting below freezing until later tomorrow night that is when the snow significantly accumulates. we're off by 30, 40 miles one direction or the another. there could be snow longer period. that would increase snowfall totals. take a look what at least for now we're forecasting for snowfall totals. a bull's-eye two to three feet west of boston. worcester hills, nash issue waa, new hampshire. a big swath of this getting a foot and a half of snow and 6 to 12 here in new york city. if it gets colder that number could be higher. i don't think it will happen but have a lot of uncertainty for at least in new york city for this time. not uncertain about boston but new york city sti
FOX Business
Feb 13, 2013 10:00pm EST
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PBS
Feb 6, 2013 6:30pm PST
the country. supporters flooded the streets of tunis and other cities. there are reports of barricades being erected in clashes with police. >> news of the assassination sparked protests in several tunisian cities. in the capital, thousands of angry protesters followed the ambulance carrying belaid's body. many blame the islamists, an accusation the party denies. >> people know that the criminals are directly linked to the head of the party. >> all these islamist organizations of terrorist grou. history is a witness. it is not possible to discuss, negotiate, or agree with terrorists. the government has no other choice but to resign. otherwise, the tunisian people will topple them. they must step down. >> belaid was gunned down outside his home on wednesday. he headed the secular left- leaning patriots party. his allies said the killing was calculated to cause civil unrest. >> these people want to turn tunisian into another somalia. they want to see a spiral of violence in our country. we will not fall for that. chokri will not be the last march. >> in a speech to the european parliament, cal
KCSMMHZ
Feb 25, 2013 6:00am PST
city to nago city. >>> the japanese government has been struggling to designate final disposal sites for radioactive waste generated by the fukushima nuclear accident. local residents are opposed to burying radioactive materials on their territory. now they are he will think the way they collect the storage sites. the environmental agency wants to ask each prefecture to dispose of contaminated mud and ash to the incinerators. it hopes to build five sites. two state-owned forests are possible sites. but opposition from the host municipalities blocked both projects. senior environmental minister says officials will include the opinions of local leaders in the decision making process. >> translator: i must admit there was a lack of communication between the central and local governments on the choice of disposal sites. >> reporter: they will seek advice from experts and they want to conduct drilling surveys to narrow down the choice of final disposal sites. >>> aim images on very large screens should be getting sharper soon. there is ultra high definition images on screens of over 160 i
KRON
Feb 24, 2013 8:00am PST
-year-old will spend his days praying in a vatican city monastery. though he has cited age as the reason for his retirement, an italian newspaper suggests something more controversial: they say a network of gay priests at the vatican is being blackmaled by male prostitutes. >> a los angeles cardinal who will help elect the next pope is being questioned about pedophile priests during his time as the city's archbishop. church documents suggest cardinal roger mahony knew priests were sexually abusing children. but went out of his way to protect the priests from prosecution. mahony spent several hours in a deposition on saturday, answering questions about the sex abuse scandal. a petition effort is underway to keep mahony from being allowed to vote for the next pope. >> san francisco celebreated the year of the snake is a big way. as chinese new year celebrations took center stage in san francisco saturday night. this is video of the grand finale of the celebration. the colorful dragon wrapping up the parade. there and shows us the spectacle of the largest new year celebration outside of chi
WETA
Feb 26, 2013 6:00pm EST
the ancient city of luxor catches fire and crashes. 19 are killed. president obama explains those spending cuts to enable workers in virginia. it seems they are not impressed. >> it will affect a lot of people, and not just shipyard people. it will trickle down. >> and the emblem of afghanistan's hidden women is going out of style and sales in the capital are falling. welcome to our viewers on public television in america, and elsewhere around the globe. viewing injuns egypt -- viewing egypt's henchen sites from hot air balloon has long been a tourist attraction, but to date a tragedy. 19 people on board were killed near luxor. >> these are the final moments of a flight along the nile, captured by a passenger on another balloon, watching on in horror. than 20 were on board when it caught fire. the heat only driving the balloon higher into the sky. before it plummets to the ground. mohamed yousef had been the pilot of a different balloon and saw how the tragedy began. >> i saw a lot of fire. and i saw the pilot. then he jumped. he was on fire on his arms. the customer's job. >> ambulances w
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